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The Great Barrier Reef, Australia

World Heritage Sites like this one remind us that world heritage can be alive - indeed, this is often the case with natural sites. Renowned for its beauty, the Great Barrier Reef contains the world’s largest collection of coral reefs, with 400 types of coral, 1,500 species of fish and 4,000 types of mollusc.

World Heritage Sites like this one remind us that world heritage can be alive - indeed, this is often the case with natural sites. Renowned for its beauty, the Great Barrier Reef contains the world’s largest collection of coral reefs, with 400 types of coral, 1,500 species of fish and 4,000 types of mollusc.